Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reports that a couple of baseball executives think the Pirates could get in on the Jon Lester trade talks.

https://twitter.com/nickcafardo/status/493939434036137984

Ken Rosenthal reports that the Red Sox are open to dealing Lester and John Lackey "for the right returns."

https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/493946655800971265

The "for the right returns" part is probably a key, although it's also kind of expected, since no team deals a player for the wrong return. Prior to Cafardo's tweet, we haven't really heard that the Pirates might be interested in Lester. They scouted his game the other night against the Rays, although that game also featured David Price, so the Pirates scouts could have just been focusing on one team. It's also possible...

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